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Oct 23, 2012 7:30am EDT
for us with its strong economic growth. we will manufacture products that cater to the needs of local consumers. our plan is to use brazilian-made materials by investing in local development and production. >>> toyota displaying the new car released last month. the 50 participating automakers are vying for big shares in the brazilian market. new vehicle sales there exceeded 3.6 million units last year. expecting to boost the figure by 45%. >>> but it is not all good news for japanese automakers. production lines at a toyota factory in south africa have come to a halt. striking workers at a local supplier causing a lack of key parts. the toyota motor assembly plant in the city of durbin stopped its production lines last week. workers at the company's car seat factory are demanding a wage hike. toyota supplies the seats. its officials are in talks with the local labor union but say they aren't sure when output can resume. this is not the first time it was forced to close. it was shuttered for several days earlier this month when its own workers staged a strike. labor issues in emerging
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Oct 17, 2012 11:00pm EDT
also get all my text books for free. it means i don't have to buy anything from a local provider. it means the education i'm getting isn't subject to the local nation. >> rose: and maybe you can educate yourself as a matter of fact you want to. >> i i was 14 before i could study a foreign language. i could choose spanish or french. i came from the richest nation on earth. now, imagine if you're four years old and have the choice of 100 languages and you don't have to ask your parents' permission, the mayor's permirkz the local religious leader's position, or the president of the country's permission. now you're endeathering and unleashing the power of humanity to an extent we are never seen. >> rose: some of the concliewgs of your book, the destruction of paper. , new kinds of cash, new kinds of transactions. what do you mean by that? >> i can create a key and put it on my phone and then i can use my phone to open a door. but that's the most basic thing that happens. as soon as the key becomes a piece of software, i can flip the key to 20 people. then i can create a key that only wor
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Oct 21, 2012 8:30am EDT
making calls for state and local democratic candidates. she wants to encourage liberal voters, and especially those who support abortion rights, to get out to the polls next month. >> we get the government that we deserve because we get the government that we vote for. and right now it's not good enough for me. >> reporter: richards is part of a growing force on the political scene. the 46 million americans who say they are not affiliated with a religion. their numbers have been rising rapidly, and they are heavily democratic. >> something like a quarter of people who identify with the democrats or lean towards the democratic party are in this unaffiliated category. that's a lot of votes. that's a major group. >> reporter: professor john green directs the bliss institute at the university of akron and has long studied the relationship between religion and politics. >> religious affiliation has often been closely associated with the major party coalitions, with the democrats and the republicans each drawing on different religious communities, and sometimes fighting over religious co
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Oct 22, 2012 7:00pm EDT
separating them and they had to interact with the local law enforcement and local government. the local government is going, what is going on here? vegas was part of nevada and utah were mormon. the center of power used to be in salt lake city. it is still, to a degree. it was frowned upon. there was gambling and prostitution down there. with all this money, i think the folks up there when, hey, we should get our hands around this and get control of the situation. it made for strange bedfellows. really odd marriages of really different cultures in a way that we had not seen before. tavis: what are you learning so far about walking in the shoes of a wise guy, trying to go good? >> is really an interesting perspective. let's -- try to divorce yourself from me for a moment. this is part of my process. reading, talking to individuals, taking in information from whatever quarter i can find it. the attitude is, not speaking for myself, what separates me from law enforcement? nothing. they are just the people with the badges. they do things that are as corrupt and more corrupt than me. t
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Oct 2, 2012 7:30am EDT
to the city and bathe in the local hot springs. because of the local kind treatment, the prisoners flourished. the actor, who plays him, viz ets -- visits a russian cemetery before heading out to moscow. >> the people who are resting here, wanted to return to their homeland. but could not. they must have felt very sad. i came here to tell them that he would help fulfill their yearnings. >>> opening night in moscow at the historic theater. [ speaking foreign language ] >> translator: the empassioned performance touches the russian audience. ♪ ♪ they respond to the rhythm of the russian song. the performance ends with the return to russia. however, he gives her the gold coin bearing their two names. though how promises he well come back, the two lovers are distant, never to see uch othear again. ♪ ♪ >> translator: very good. it moved me off to the bottom of my heart. >> translator: this taught me an aspect of japanese history that i dent know before. you don't often see moscow theater audiences in tears, but the tears fled tonight. there may be political problems between our
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Oct 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
put in place at midnight local time, about 13 hours ago. we just heard from the israeli military that one mortar has been fired from gaza, landing in open space in israel, causing no injuries. what happens is there are a few breaches in the hours and days after a cease-fire. there's a lot of relief on both sides of the border. school had been cancelled. people in gaza are fasting ahead of a muslim festival. >> the cease-fire, hams said that -- hamas had said it was responsible for one of the attacks. other smaller groups as well? >> i suspect the mortar that was fired nearly this morning was probably from one of those smaller groups. some smaller groups consider hma -- hamas has compromised too much. i do believe hamas wants those groups to stop firing. there are political gains on both sides. hamas can reassert its credentials and israel wants to be seen as being tough on militants. israel has bigger issues to deal with in the region, notably iran. is focused on improving the economy. >> six months since medvedev left the kremlin to become prime minister. he has seen his power a
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Oct 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
seriously. the federal government is working with state and local governments. it will be very important that populations in all the affected states take this seriously. listen to your state and local elected officials. >> president obama has to oversee the hurricane response in the midst of an election. how he handled the crisis could impact the results. the storm is disrupting campaign stops and early voting schedules. it is clearing supermarket shelves in new york, one of the major cities in its past president. and scrambled to stock up on batteries, a tortoise, and canned fruits -- torches. the new york stock exchange will close its trading floor. the prospect of weather systems colliding makes people apprehensive with a fear that they are headed for a perfect storm. bbc news, new york. >> let's go live to staten island in new york. a resident is joining us. what is it like and how worried are you? >> i am really not worried, because we have taken all the precautions we can, short of evacuating. we have enough food to last a couple days. are you on the ground floor? what have you don
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
fusion centers created after the 9/11 attacks to create intelligence sharing among local, state, and federal authorities. investigators have accused the centers as being bastions of waste, having virtually informad possibly infringing of people's civil liberties. as much as $1.4 billion in taxpayer funds designated for the center has gone unaccounted for by federal officials, the report found. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are broadcasting in denver, colorado. we are on the road just miles from the university of denver, the site of tonight's presidential debate between mitt romney and president obama. it is the first of three presidential debates before the november 6 election. tonight's debate will focus on domestic policy, but one issue that will not be covered is the actual structure of the debate itself. the obama and romney campaigns have secretly negotiated a detailed contract that dictates many of the terms of the 2012 presidential debates. this includes who gets to participate, as well as the topics raised in the
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Oct 31, 2012 8:00am EDT
president obama this time around, why are they waiting for having success of the state and local level? >> hispanics are not monolithic, and when you look at florida, you have a cuban-american community that has historically been very republican. i think people are interested and want to report hispanic candidates, they are good. if marco rubio had had a pro in negation reform position, he would be the candidate, but since he does not, he was not chosen. eventually, i think the more sober voices will have more weight. tavis: what you think is the future of marco rubio? he did not win the hispanic vote. what is your read on his future? >> he is an intelligent man. he is quite articulate. does he play in florida? i am not sure. does he play in taxes, i am not sure. marco rubio is seen in some ways of being the latino face of a party that is very harsh to latinos. >> the democratic mayor acquitted himself quite nicely. what is his future? >> he is probably the biggest star they have the right now. he is a very smart guy. he is highly educated and very different from a lot of other latino
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Oct 30, 2012 7:00pm EDT
impact is local but also on state emissions. california has all kinds of stuff on the balanced, because if you have got more money than your opponent, you could win. tavis: joe biden has apparently written a tell-all, and i am told it is not a flattering picture he paints of the vice president. i do not know if that would have any impact. the question is what kind of nose itches -- what kind of buzz is generated. it >> if an idealistic young american comes to washington to change things, but washington changes him. in the process of explaining his story, he takes after his former boss, joe biden, and portrays joe biden in a negative light. it is also a scathing indictment of how washington politics works and how both parties will relate to the business community who. this gentleman also places a pretty broad indictment on both parties in terms of how they .elate to wall street triggere tavis: will the republicans hold onto the house? i was just in my home state of indiana, and mr. murdoch has put his foot in his mouth again, and that is a tight race, but will the democrats hold on to th
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
a wave of local efforts that's seen similar measures pass in eight other states. the oil giant transcanada has temporarily shut down its keystone pipeline due to apparent safety issues. transcanada told federal officials thursday it has halted the massive pipeline which carries crude oil from the alberta tar sands to illinois and oklahoma. the shutdown will last at least three days. at the news comes as activists in texas are nearly a month into a blockade against the construction of keystones southern leg. both obama and mitt romney appeared together in new york thursday night for the annual al smith memorial charity dinner. a group of protesters, including physicians and medical students, rallied to call for single payer health care insurance program. >> we're here because but president obama and governor romney -- what they want to do is a threat to medicare. with romney it is much more of a threat because he wants to do a program that will really destroy medicare as we know it. but president obama also wants to raise the age of eligibility for medicare, and we think that is
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Oct 13, 2012 7:00pm EDT
they allow your. a pro-assad rally in the city center. it is organized by a local youth group. they call themselves "the stand firm volunteers." why do you support president bashar al-assad? >> he is a very, very good president and the world. >> but some people say you should step down. you should leave power. >> that is absurdist. he will protect us. all people like bashar al-assad. >> but so many people of died in syria -- >> because of -- >> that is what you often hear. they defend the president'. they brandish photographs of him and his powerful brother who commands the elite republican guard. a the governor's office, too, photograph of assad and his late father on every wall. the intelligence service keeps a close eye on everything here. the governor is the president's man here. i asked him about the tight security. >> security is not sites here. the situation here is normal and safe. just like any country, the security services will intervene to protect the regime and the rule of law here. >> now the fighting has reached damascus and aleppo. do you worry fighting could come he
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Oct 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
, when there was an attack. local officials said there have been lower level attacks as well, and over the past few weeks, that has gathered pace. they saw only recently the assassination of a former senior taliban official and his son because he had gone over to the government side. it seems as though, yes, the insurgency there is gathering pace. a lot of thoviolence going on ad it may be connected to the fact that nato troops are leaving by the end of 2014 and people are struggling -- jockeying for position, if you like -- for the battle. >> thanks for joining us. the father of the pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by a taliban gunman has visited his daughter malala at the queen elizabeth hospital in birmingham. she was attacked as punishment for providing the education of girls and criticizing taliban militants. chirac in the u.k. to received specialized treatment. -- she arrived in the u.k. last week to received specialized treatment. >> encouraging speed, and we are very happy. i will tell a few more things. when she fell -- the person who attacked her, shhe wanted to kil
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Oct 17, 2012 7:00am EDT
of a tinderbox and something like this could set off an angry reaction from the locals. >> there's never a good time to have this sort of thing happen but there doesn't seem to be a worse time given the tensions. >> of course we've seen in the last few weeks tensions between japan and china in particular but also japan and korea and japan and taiwanal heighten over a number of territorial disputes over islands and shown how significant this military presence by america is in this part of the world for keeping the peace. but also how och in a with a is the biggest u.s. base in this part of the world. it is a key strategic u.s. asset for deploying military forces around the region. but of course with the rise of china with a major military power and now increaseingly a naval power, it's something the united states and japan clearly want america to hold on to and want america to stay here. >> now tens of thousands of mourners line the streets to pay their last respects as the coffin carrying the former king passed by. the form monarch will lie in state for three months. it marked for
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Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
locally,. or disappointments >> what happened was people like the fans thinking if we've purchased this single, the beatles will be off to london and we don't want to do that, if we want to keep the beatles right here. >> its a great beginning of the beatles story in pop history, but something special here had come to an end. bbc news, liverpool. >> liverpool's loss was everyone else's gain. let me remind you of our top stories. there's been funeral's taking place in the turkish border town after two women and three children were killed by shelling from across the syrian border. turkey has renewed its response by firing at targets inside syria among the military targets in particular. the turkish parliament has been discussing authorizing troops to cross into syria. government forces say that turkey is not planning to declare war on syria. that's all for the moment. stay with us on bbc world news. much more to come. >> make sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding for this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu,
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Oct 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
local time, as happens every year where the committee chairman makes his announcement. once again, it was a huge surprise. >> the nobel committee has decided that the nobel peace prize for 2012 is to be awarded to the european union. >> the european union emerged from the seventh station of the second world war in which tens of millions of people were killed. the aim was to prevent further conflict in europe. focusing initiatives on france and germany. >> today war between germany and france is unthinkable. this shows a well maintained effort and confidence that former foes can become close partners. >> what's now known as the european union expanded rapidly. the fall of the berlin wall led to eastern europe's country joining. and it was something the european commission president also focused on today when he gave his reaction to the award. >> european union was able in six countries to reunite almost all european continents. freedom, democracy. rule of law and respect for human rights are the ones that people all over the world aspire to. >> but the e.u. has won the peace prize
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Oct 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
split up belgium appears to of made gains in local elections with most of the ballots counted. the slimmest national party has won more than 36% of the vote. there is some flash photography in this report. >> involved in politics, he's the man of the moment. the leader of the flemish nationalist party and the newly elected mayor of antwerp. the message of his victory address was clear -- >> the force of change has won and we will continue. we want to give a flemish people the government they want at all levels. >> and they believe the dutch speaking part of belgium, flanders, has spent too much money subsidizing poorer french- speaking region, a view shared by some voters. >> every time, money, money, money. 30 or 40 years. it's finished now. >> and work has chosen a new political leader. it remains to be seen as to whether belgium has embarked on a journey that one day could see the country split into two. >> the space shuttle endeavour has finally reached its new home in california after a three-day journey across los angeles. it traveled just 19 kilometers. in that time, it will
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Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
be carrying 100,000 species that threaten local marine life. and still to come on gmt, celebrations in uganda will be live as the east african nation marks 50 years of independence. >> a secret agent who infiltrated the i.r.a. on behalf of british securities says ehe's been abandoned by those he served and left with mental health problems as a result. he has lived under a false identity for almost 30 years after revealing sensitive information in one of the biggest criminal trials in irish and british history. colin campbell reports. >> raymond gilmore infiltrated the i.r.a. at the height of the troubles in i.r.a. and later earned himself an i.r.a. death sentence. >> i brought them to their knees. and saved countless amount of lives. >> but living under a false identity for almost 30 years he says he has been failed by the international services. the contract between the government. we served during dirtiest war. >> for some, though, raymond gilmore is still remembered as a traitor, guilty of betrayal. with the assistance of his m.p. he is now taking his case to the tribunal a body
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Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
happy i'm going to school now. >> today, it's a lesson in dowery, the local language. barely a fifth of afghan women can read or write. but that's still a big improvement from a decade ago. new schools in remote areas are helping. there's a big turn out for the launch of this government school. more than three million afghan girls are now getting some education. that still leaves two million who have never been to class. but attitudes are changing. >> they are the owner of the nation. they are the owner of the future. and they are the owner of all that is happening. >> it's a new era for these girls at a kabul school, now learning to play cricket. they would have had to stay at home if the taliban was still in power. safe inside the school walls, they're like children anywhere. curious about me and keen to talk. but outside they still face many restrictions and uncertainty about their future after nato forces pull out. this is just one example of the progress there's been in getting girls into school over the last 10 years. but this is kabul, and the rural and less secure area,
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Oct 16, 2012 6:00pm EDT
off the west coast of canada, where the head of the local nation said it was touted as the salmon enhancement project. the nation president said the local people would have rejected the project if they had known of any potential negative consequences to the ocean. the national oceanic a graphic and emma's werke administration has announced september 2012 was tied for the warmest september on record worldwide. september marked the 331st month in a row with global temperature above the 20th century average. the last below average temperature for any month was february 1985. the american civil liberties union has filed a class-action discrimination lawsuit against morgan stanley for pedaling predatory subprime loans to african-american borrowers in detroit. the lawsuit alleges morgan stanley lent billions of dollars to new century, a now-defunct subprime lender, and pressured it to make loans to borrowers who cannot afford them. morgan stanley later packaged the loans and sold to pension funds and other large investors. cuba has announced it will scrao make it easier for cubans to tr
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Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
contributions in state elections. the justice department is suing state and local officials in mississippi for allegedly violating the rights of children -- especially black and disabled -- with routine and unjustified arrests. a federal complaint accuses officers in meridian, mississippi of operating the "school to prison pipeline" in which youth are consistently arrested after being suspended from school for infractions such as dress code violations or talking back to teachers. it's the first on the justice department is used a 1994 federal anti-discrimination law on behalf of youths. sudan has accused israel of bombing a weapons factory and the sudanese capital of khartoum, killing two people and leaving another seriously wounded. sudanese officials said four aircraft were able to ebay radar defenses to hit the military facility in the middle of the night, causing a massive fire and damaging several nearby homes. it was the latest in a series of bombings in sudan blamed on israel over the past several years. the israeli military has refused to confirm or deny wednesday's attack. ecuador has
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Oct 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
bans the use of public funds by state or local government to contract in the organization that provides abortions as one of its services. planned parenthood of arizona won a temporary injunction on friday, extended a freeze on the law's implementation. planned parenthood has faced a crackdown in more than a dozen states, including in texas, which last week for in a shut down a health program for low- income women rather than allow planned parenthood to remain involved. and those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are at the community media center in san rafael, california a. o'mara services are scheduled to begin on thursday in sioux falls, south dakota for former democratic senator and presidential candidate george mcgovern. he died on sunday at the age of 90. senator mcgovern is best known for running against richard nixon in the 1972 presidential election on a platform of withdrawing u.s. troops from vietnam, reducing defense spending, and providing amnesty to those who evaded the draft. on election day
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Oct 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
? >> well, the germ of the idea was a council of action, a local council election that was subverted by teenagers which was a device to expose certain secrets, yes, that was the basic idea, and i was excited by that idea, because it was going to give me an opportunity to explore a lot of things that are important to me, and things that obsess me frankly. >> rose: like? >> for example, i just talked about the fact that i was in a very precarious situation for a few year i was probably as poor as you can go without being homeless in the uk which is not to say friend and family didn't help me because they did, but, you know, it was tough, and. >> rose: and you were writing a book and had to depend on the government? >> well, yes, i did, although i was working part-time, the law at that time was you could earn up to a very small amount per week without forfeiting housing benefit which was the thing that was keeping us homed so i worked up to that amount, i had a clerical job in a church at one point, so i -- and then i was teaching, but we were still existing partly on benefits, i couldn't
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
who is your competition? >> well, i would think in each city will have its local competition but if we talk of corporate and global competitors those companies that have the, call it the critical mass and the ability to market that, the ritz-carlton company. >> rose: sure, it is first one we think about. >> would certainly be more most formidable but there is a mandarin and the peninsula and the one and only and lot of independent, individuals hotel owners within each city. >> rose: do you still prefer big cities to resorts? >> no. we are going into a new country, we will want to establish first in the city before we will extend into a resort,. >> us to get a foothold, but, no, they are both viable, they are both part of the company's needs. we must have product of both in most major cities and most countries. >> rose: when you decided to give up the ceo job -- >> well, i -- you know, from day one i have always been in control of my destiny and. >> rose: i prefer that too. >> yes. and that's a privilege. but, you know, it is inevitable and i knew my major responsibility -- well look
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Oct 1, 2012 9:00am EDT
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Oct 13, 2012 3:00am EDT
. >> i think it is tough for these sites, i have a couple friends that have local businesses in san francisco. and one of them has a tea shop and has gone on groupon several times, has done these great deals. he gets a lot of people that come in but oftentimes they come in just forth deal, they never return, they never tip the wait staff and it's just a bad experience. >> rose: it's one time. >> it's one time and somehow they have to figure out a way around that. >> rose: the idea was you will use that to get them to come back and they will become regular customers. >> it just doesn't happen often times. >> rose: people who use those are not looking to become regular. >> i guess it depends on the type of demographic. i have heard certain guilt type deal sites that have a slightly higher demographic that are better for these types of deals. so everyone-- they. >> take zenga as an example. >> rose: exactly. >> do what you have is sort of like a new version of a movie studio. a hits-based business. unless they can keep the hits coming and they did for a long time. and if they can bring
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Oct 15, 2012 9:00am EDT
conservatives found disagreeable. a local tea party faction in pennsylvania says it will take on two justices who refused to uphold the voter id law that was passed by republicans in the state legislature. meanwhile, of the 38 states that elect their high court judges, north carolina is one of the few that utilizes public funding for its judicial campaigns. but now some folks have formed a super pac there so that unlimited and undisclosed funds can try to determine who dispenses justice. round and round it goes and where it stops, only the highest bidder knows. there's more on all this and how you can take action at our website, billmoyers.com. and you can see more of james balog's work: stunning, before and after photographs of global warming's impact on the world's disappearing glaciers. that's all at billmoyers.com. i'll see you there and i'll see you here, next time. >>> don't wait a week to get more moyers. visit billmoyers.com. this episode is able on dvd for $19.95. to order, call 1-800-336-1917 or write to the address on your screen. >> announcer: funding is provided by -- carnegie co
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Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
very serious and follow the instructions of your state and local officials because they're going to be providing you with the best advice in terms of how to deal with this storm. >> the storm has already killed 66 people in the caribbean, where battered haiti and cuba. in haiti, a top u.n. relief official warned of a heightened risk of a new outbreak of waterborne disease. >> so the entire southern peninsula, including the province [indiscernible] has been heavily affected with flooding, rivers have burst out of their banks, canals running through port-au-prince. what we fear most is that there might be spikes in waterborne diseases, especially cholera, which we always see after flooding and rain in haiti. >> new york is among many states to close schools and transit systems in preparation for the storm. it the entire new york subway system is being shut down for the second time in 14 months after no previous instances. the new york stock exchange is also closed in its first unscheduled shutdown since 2001. on sunday, the new york city mayor michael bloomberg ordered the evacuation
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Oct 3, 2012 3:00am EDT
the west people are challenging us to withdraw from the world and just focus on our own local problems, i want to stay engaged in that and i work on some buying issues in the uk, unemployment with the youth is important and there is so much disaffection in politics i have launched this political organizing. > how is your brother do. >> he is doing great. >> why aren't you there now? >> because i think in my position i end up becoming a perpetual commentary where the him, and i was determined to go to the -- i have been for 25 years and made my contributions, but on his buying day i want it to be about him, not what i am saying so -- >> explain to me the relationship, the competition, i mean this is unusual. >> it is certainly unusual. he has done well as a politician in his own right, and our parents always encourage us to be engaged in public affairs or at least in taking responsibility, they said that if you can make a difference and you don't it is a waste, and that is a bad thing. >> did you let him know you would be competing? >> no. it is a completely fate aligned the st
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Oct 30, 2012 7:30am EDT
. >> now, after the one child policy, some local officials are conducting an experiment. they will allow some parents to have more than one child. >> right. and i am joined now from our studio in beijing. so how many other organizations like lee's exist in china? >> there are some in beijing, and shanghai, but the numbers are small. the chinese government says that one million families have lost their only child by the end of last year. new support organizations are emerging slowly, but those ein need are greg faster. >> isn't there any other local government, that are tackling the problem? >> since 2008, bathe beijing government has been supporting the families of a monthly allowance of $33. the shanghai government, one-time money, but, the central government has yet to show any concrete plan. more complaints are posted on the internet. accusing the government for dragging its feet. the criticism will most likely get even louder. >> i see, thank you very much. that was nhk world's correspondent in beijing. >>> they use cells to make heart muscle cells and did the ate a significantly low
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Oct 1, 2012 7:30am EDT
notes on incidents and conditions in the camps are unarmed observers, foreign andle local, with a group called nonviolent peace force. >> families are still there? >> translator: there are still 104 families staying here. we go to our farms during the day but come back here at night. >> reporter: the presence of these monitors and the constant interaction deep inside communities is credited with helping prevent flare-ups, lower the number of skirmishes for the cease-fire. they're praised by the philippines army and the main rebel group that covers the rest. the front's roots lie in a movement by ethnic moros who are muslim. they sought independence, but over the years moderated the demand to greater awe ton my from manila. >> do you consider yourself filipino? >> no, no. by nationality, no. i'm a moro. >> reporter: they have known conflict for centuries, beginning with resistance to the spanish colonyists and the incorporation of the island into the philippine republic. since then migrants have come here, and today those mostly christian settlers outnumber the mostly muslim original isl
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Oct 31, 2012 7:30am EDT
back the clock. it slammed into the east coast. cutting off power, communications and travel. local media say at least 40 people across the u.s. have been killed. experts have downgraded sandy from a hurricane to post tropical cyclone by the time it hit shore. still, new yorkers have never seen anything like it. >> we expected an unprecedented storm impact here in new york city. that's what we got. so while the worst of the storm is passed conditions are still dangerous. i just can't stress that enough. >> a power station in manhattan exploded. power was knocked out to much of the burough. city officials say it will take one week to restore power as well as the walteter, rail and other services. 2 million households across new york state are still without electricity. the u.s. nuclear regulatory commission says workers are alerted at the nuclear power plant on the new jersey coast. officials were concerned about high water levels. three other nuclear mranlplants new jersey and new york were shut down because of high water and damage to the electrical grid. new yorkers found their st
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Oct 7, 2012 8:30am EDT
elsewhere, grocery shopping is often limited to places like this -- higher-priced local convenience stores that are short on fresh healthy food and long on snacks and liquor. the problem extends well beyond new orleans. the agriculture department estimates that 23.5 million americans live in food deserts, more than a quarter of them children. the reason food deserts exist comes down to simple economics. large grocery chains and high-end supermarkets say they don't have enough of a customer base in some neighborhoods to make opening a store profitable. >> there are a lot of different solutions to food deserts and one size doesn't fit all. >> reporter: increasingly though churches and other faith-based organizations are stepping in to help. nat turner's project is called our school at blair grocery, a learning center named after a store that existed on the site before hurricane katrina. his garden or "urban farm," as turner likes to call it, is more than just a pipeline for providing fresh produce. his students learn composting, poultry husbandry, and greenhouse management, among othe
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
insurance. i am a self-employed. i called my local health department and someone there, bless her soul, knew about the pre-existing conditions plan. she said, "well, you might check this website gettinguscovered.org." i was able to find out that i qualified. basically, you just have to have not been covered by insurance for a least six months, to mr. your employer cannot provide you with insurance -- which i'm self-employed -- cannot provide you insurance because of their pre-existing condition. it was fairly easy to qualify and to get it lined up. >> what is interesting i find about this program, while insurance companies are famous for saying no to everything, this one, they accept and what you to get accepted. so even if you are rejected, they encourage you to rewrite a simple form because they get fully reimbursed by the federal government. >> right. i am still kind of surprised i was that easily able to get insurance coverage with having a pre-existing condition. you hear about so many people going bankrupt. >> were you able to go for treatment? >> i was able to go to the cu , col
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Oct 12, 2012 7:30am EDT
ospreys. that way we can try to anticipate problems and respond to them. >>> locals are concerned about the noise, the osprey generates. noise levels measured across the prefecture as high as those inside factories. the prefecture asked the central government to assess impact of the ospreys on the local environment. officials think the aircraft could harm quality of life and natural environment. >>> it looks like a large flying insect. but is actually a man made device to make disaster response more effective. and it is being used by a japanese company to reach damaged sites that are hard to reach. and to send back high revolution, resolution video images. >> it takes pictures. it can shoot a video like this. through the work of of aerial company in this prefecture. they photograph disaster areas across japan. >> translator: the unique thing is it can go places where humans cannot, take photos and gather valuable information. >> reporter: four years ago the team made this unmanned aircraft guided by remote control, it flies to locations, takes pictures and returns. at the end of march l
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
will look and have local residents and virginia are organizing against a push by the nuclear and -- industry to lift the state's 3-year-long ban on uranium mining. >> we have spent 30 years on the fantasy of containment. there is no way to contain toxic or nuclear waste. he can come back to your drawing boards and come up with recommendations. but guess what? the community here and all the people down there river, all the way to north carolina and virginia beach are going to stop this. >> all that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are on the road in the capital of virginia, richmond. the official u.s. military death toll in afghanistan has passed the 2000 mark. more than 11 years into the war. in the latest attack, the suicide bomber killed 14 people, including three soldiers in the all the people down thereeastern khost r today. on sunday, two americans were killed in yet another shooting carried out by members of the afghan forces. a nato deputy commander announced the attacks. >> according to isaf report
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Oct 8, 2012 10:00am EDT
locally or globally. >> rose: joseph stiglitz and chelsea clinton when we continue. funding for charlie rose was provided by the followingal additional funding provided by these funders: and by bloomberg captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: the debate over the widening economic divide there this country has intensified it helped spark the occupy wall street movement one year ago and has also been a key issue the presidential campaign as the economy continues to falter. >> this country doesn't succeed when only the rich get richer. we succeed when the middle class gets bigger. >> rose: joseph stiglitz is a nobel prize winning economist. in his new book the price of inequality, how today's divided society endangers our future. he argues that a wealthy minority in this country has fed a vicious circle of growing inequality. i'm pleased to have joe stiglitz back at this table. welcome. >> nice to be here. >> rose: where do you think the american economy is today? and is it trending upwards? >> it's not really trending
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Oct 3, 2012 8:00am EDT
debates by the candidates, there is going to be at some local, i do not know how pronounced this will be, but i suspect there will be a real debate about the proper role of government. i hope we can have a head on a conversation about that. i would love to see just an explicit, direct question put to both of them about what role of government is as they see it. because that is what undergirds this entire debate is how we see the role of government. so romney gets caught on this 47% videos saying, in fact, that there are too many americans who feel entitled to health care, to food, and to housing. they feel entitled to health care, food, and housing. i ask you a direct question. are americans entitled to those three things? >> a good society insures those things for its citizens. and that helps make its citizenry healthy, productive, active and dynamic. and the countries that are successful in this world right now, the country with low unemployment, with the lack of priority, with the skills and the ability to compete internationally, the countries like sweden or germany or the netherl
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Oct 4, 2012 9:00am EDT
, state and local governments as well as regulators in other nations have banned it. >> 11 states have passed legislation restricting the use of bpa. and in virtually all of those states, there are additional attempts being made to further restrict bpa in essentially all kinds of food contact uses. canada has declared bisphenyl a a toxic chemical. it's restricted for use in china, some countries in south america, around the world. >> in science, nothing is black and white, cut everything falls at different gradations in studies from a variety of investigators from around the world are showing that bpa has these negative consequences. >> we can't wait another generation with chemicals like bisphenol a and the thalates and some of the other chemicals that are now a regular part of our lifestyle. they're in our home, they're in our automobiles, they're in all the equipment and toys children play with, sporting good equipment, they're in everything. >> so what does it say about our government that places like china and canada and other countries have been able to ban bpa and we are still t
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
and big bucks localism it dilutes the brand. it has been an unfortunate door- -- and massive tourism, it dilutes the brand. >> a politician plans to lead a protest against cia drones. it will start in the capital of islamabad. president obama has led a dramatic escalation in drone strikes. the majority of people killed have been alleged militants. but there are militants -- civilians that are among the dead. from islamabad, our reporter has this story. >> in the skies overhead, day and night. in the pakistani tribal belt, there is no escape from cia drones and no knowing where they will strike. this was one of america's biggest victories, a strike in june that killed al qaeda's second in command. the u.s. says drones are weapons that limit collateral damage. we met some of those on the receiving end who beg to differ. they have lost 12 relatives between them, all civilians, they insist. he buried two on companies and two cousins. >> when i saw their bodies in pieces, my heart wanted revenge. it still does. >> the remote control killers are president obama's weapon of choice, and not
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